| Apr 19, 2014
| 8:28 PM
They want to take charge of the state government and its $22 billion annual budget, but they haven't been able to pay some of their own personal bills — including state or federal taxes.
That's true of two of the seven candidates for governor in...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Bernard Madoff's investor fraud took the Ponzi scheme to a new level, but it wasn't so long ago that Connecticut had its own infamous fraud case tied to some of Hartford's most well-known real estate: Colonial Realty Co.
And in the two decades since...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:18 PM
Hundreds of protesters, including some Walmart workers who skipped their shifts on the retail industry's busiest day, spoke, chanted and sang outside of Walmart stores around the United States, making pleas for higher wages and better healthcare for...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 11:27 AM
5th Senate District
Democrat Beth Bye held on to an open seat vacated by a Democrat, defeating Republican Joseph Merritt.
The race pitted Bye, a Democratic state lawmaker, against Merritt, a Bloomfield Republican who said his decades of business...
| Dec 26, 2013
You can practically throw a rock and hit five good pizza places in Connecticut. With the proliferation of "better burger" joints in the state in the past few years, the same can be said for the humble hamburger (which of course, originated in New Haven.)...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:04 AM
The 2013 All-Courant high school football defense team package:
Ian Dieli, Hand-Madison, Sr.
Derek Hawkins, Bloomfield, Sr.
Matt Houpert, Hall-West Hartford, Sr.
Jayson Martin, Farmington, Sr.
Zach Maxwell, Southington, Sr.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The 2013 All-Courant high school girls volleyball team package:
Jen Dawson, Morgan-Clinton, Jr.
Casey Hunt, Granby, Jr.
Krista Iacobucci, Rocky Hill, Sr.
Cheyenne Orsi, Bristol Eastern, Sr.
Jenna Rodjenski, Bristol Eastern, Sr.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:43 AM
We consider 75 schools to be in our circulation area (players of the year and teams presented in this section are selected by The Courant's high school staff in conjunction with those associated with the sports):
Bacon Academy, Colchester;...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:20 PM
It’s one of the enduring mysteries of pop music. How something so slight and disposable, a three-minute tune — songs written about fleeting and often trivial teenage emotions — can still somehow be so long-lasting and deep. Doc Pomus,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Premium Outlets Pink Promotion
Sunday, Oct. 13: Representatives from Komen Connecticut will be at the Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets' center courtyard at Gap Outlet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., to answer questions regarding breast health and the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Sat., Aug. 17, 4 - 8 pm, the grounds of the American Shakespeare Theatre, Elm Street, Stratford.Tickets are $75.
Event includes Javier Colon, beer, food and other live entertainment. With vendors as well. Ticket cost covers food...